WELLINGTON: Before, During, and After the Terror Attack of March 15
Thursday, 6 June 2019 5:40pm - 6:40pm
Lecture Theatre 1, Rutherford House (RHLT1), Victoria University of Wellington, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington

SPEAKER: Professor Alexander Gillespie, Faculty of Law, University of Waikato

Professor Alexander Gillespie is an accomplished academic, author, and policy advisor to governments. He has written 16 books and over 40 academic articles pertaining to international environmental law, the laws of war, civil liberties, and other pressing social issues.

Professor Gillespie was awarded a Rotary International Scholarship, a Fulbright Fellowship, a residency at the Rockerfeller Bellagio Centre in Italy, and the New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellowship. His most recent award was from the Franqcui Foundation in Belgium, with which he held a professorship at Ghent University for six months during 2018/2019.

As a legal expert, Professor Gillespie has joined a number of international delegations and advised the New Zealand government on multiple international matters. He was the first New Zealander to be named Rapporteur for the World Heritage Convention, involving international environmental diplomacy for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Professor Gillespie has also engaged in policy formation for the United Nations, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and governmental, commercial and non-governmental organisations in New Zealand, Australia, United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and Switzerland.

To register, please go to: Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/before-during-and-after-the-terror-attack-of-march-15-tickets-62449273458#tickets

Seats are limited.